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Lough Neagh and Lower Bann Drainage and Navigation Act (Northern Ireland) 1955

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14Provision as to bridges and roads.N.I.

Subs. (1)(2) rep. by 1973 NI 1; SLR 1976

(3)The appropriate transferees may replace any swing or swivel bridge in respect of which liabilities are transferred to them under this section by a fixed bridge having such minimum height, span and other dimensions and number of arches as the Ministry of CommerceF1F2... may approve and where such fixed bridge is so provided the Ministry shall pay compensation to any person who suffers any loss or damage by reason of such replacement operating to restrict any right of navigation theretofore exercised by him.

(4)Every claim for compensation under sub-section (3) shall be made in writing to the Ministry not later than three years from the date certified by the appropriate transferees as the date of the completion of such replacement and such details of the claim as the Ministry may require shall be furnished in writing to the Ministry within such further period as the Ministry may reasonably determine as being necessary for the expeditious disposal of claims.

(5)Any dispute arising with respect to any property, rights or liabilities transferred, restricted or extinguished, or obligations imposed, or compensation or expenses payable, under this section shall be [F3 referred to and determined by the Lands Tribunal].

(6)An arrangement under this section shall have effect notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any existing transferred provision with respect to inland navigation.

F1Now D/Env., SRO (NI) 1963/29; 1964/205; 1973/504

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C1S. 14: transfer of functions (8.5.2016 for specified purposes) by The Departments (Transfer of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 (S.R. 2016/76), art. 1(2), Sch. 3 Pt. 2 (with art. 9(2))

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